[vcf-midatlantic] C64 workhorse survivor
touchetek at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 09:34:25 EDT 2016
Good point! Guru Bill?
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 4:06 AM, Jeffrey Brace <ark72axow at gmail.com> wrote:
> If it is in Polish, then Amiga Bill might be able to decipher.
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Douglas Crawford <touchetek at gmail.com>
>> That is a lot of mistakes. I glossed right over them.
>> Thought maybe I check up on it and see if the whole thing was a
>> It is posted as reported here: https://www.facebook.com/Retro
>> Can't read the foreign language but it is in line with all the other
>> retro club stream of posts.
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Jeffrey Brace <ark72axow at gmail.com>
>>> Hey Doug!
>>> Thanks for sharing! I love to hear about how vintage systems are still
>>> working and reliable! I tell visitors at the museum how there are still
>>> systems running COBOL and the reason is that they they are reliable and all
>>> the bugs have been worked out of them. Why introduce something new where
>>> you have to start all over?
>>> I have to act like Evan now and point out that the article has some
>>> inaccuracies. It looks like the writer just did a google search to find
>>> their information. The C64 was demonstrated in January 1982, but released
>>> to the public in August 1982. Also I believe there were at lest five
>>> revisions of the motherboard, I see a REV-E on the later models. Also it
>>> said the operating system was Commodore BASIC 2.0 GEOS. BASIC and GEOS are
>>> two separate things. I think they mean GEOS 2.0.
>>> But anyway. So happy to see the C-64 in the news and an unusual use for
>>> it! :)
>>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> Jeff Brace - ark72axow at gmail.com
> Jeff Brace - ark72axow at gmail.com
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